Spain: A traditional Christmas treat is turron
Santa Claus is called Papa Noel and some children will also receive presents from him.
France: Paris celebrates by eating oysters
Every home displays a nativity scene featuring little clay figurines made in the south of this country.
England: People like to kiss under the mistletoe
Christmas decorations must be taken down on the Twelfth Day after Christmas.
Australia: It never snows at Christmas
There is a harmonious mix of ethnic groups, so there are many culturally diverse Christmas celebrations.
Russia: St. Nicholas is extremely popular
Germany: The Christmas tree originated
Santa & Rudolph prepare for Christmas in Finland
It's a busy time for Santa Claus and his elves. They're already sorting through some 160-thousand letters from children around the world.
France´s Christmas tradition of 13 desserts
Christmas dinner in France is bound to be a culinary delight regardless of individual preference or budget.
Philippines Welcomes Christmas early with laterns
Christmas is around the corner. But, despite the economic slowdown, preparations in the Philippines for the holiday season have already begun.